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A recipes blog that includes calibrated recipes for one person. You will find recipes that are light and easy to prepare at home and have fun even when you are single or alone. Try them and you will be surprised!

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sachertorte

Sachertorte

The Sachertorte in a mini version! It’s all about a chocolate dessert coming from Vienna with an apricot jam filling, and a chocolate ganache all over the top! It’s delicious and rather easy to make  Give it a try 

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croquettes d'aubergine

Eggplant Croquettes

Eggplant croquettes like in Greece because it’s summer and eggplants are the vegetable of the season! It’s really easy to make and very good! Give it a try :-)

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macarons à la cardamome

Macarons with cardamom

These French macarons with cardamom and white chocolate are simply delicious! The recipe is well explained and you should give them a try especially if you love cardamom!

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mahalabiya

Mahalabiya

It’s a delicate cream with an oriental name that has a velvety texture and an oriental character thanks to the rose water and the cardamom. It’s really good and quite easy to make! It’s perfect to bring some luxury in our everyday life!

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earl grey

Earl Grey

This is a fine dessert that celebrates Earl Grey tea and it does it with great success. Prunes go very well with the rest of the ingredients, and the two biscuits (frangipane and lady fingers) go together wonderfully with the sabayon cream flavored with this fine tea!

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Pumpkin or Squash Pie with Pecans

Pumpkin or Squash Pie with Pecans

Pumpkin pie and squash tart along with pecan pie are American classics and in this version they are so delicate and tasteful that you will be surprised! It’s a matter of having a well-balanced mix of spices (cinnamon and nutmeg)! Just try and you will see!

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Chick peas keftas with spinach and spices

Chick peas keftas with spinach and spices

These wonderful keftas are made with a chick peas cream that has spinach and onions and is seasoned with cumin, paprika and turmeric! It’s not very spicy but the spices are there and bring their character and make this dish interesting!

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velouté de lentilles corail au cumin

Red Lentils Soup (Velouté) with Cumin and Tomato

This is a fine lentils velouté and cumin goes very well with red lentils! The tomato sauce and carrots help the soup to be more gentle and the overall result is rather comforting and nice! All ingredients are well proportioned and it’s a nice alternative for a light lunch or dinner that keeps you warm and brings comfort!

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Classic Recipes

Lamb shoulder the Moroccan way by Paul Bocuse

Lamb shoulder the Moroccan way by Paul Bocuse

This lamb shoulder comes from the great French Chef called Paul Bocuse who was elected the best Chef in the world by Americans! It’s cooked into a paste of spices (paprika, cumin, curry) with rosemary or thyme and garlic! At the end of cooking, it’s glazed and caramelized with a mix of cooking juice, beer and honey! It’s perfect for a dinner with friends or even for you alone!

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For Beginners

cookie géant aux pépites de chocolat

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

A cookie that can be split in portions? Yes, this giant cookie can be split and we reduce the total fat so there is even more pleasure! Give it a try and get one bite at a time! It’s even better!

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Food from Around the World

Kibbeh – Beef Meatballs like in Lebanon

Kibbeh – Beef Meatballs like in Lebanon

These beautiful keftas are very special because they come with a feeling of ground beef, onion, pine nuts, cinnamon and allspice! Outside this filling we create something like a thick cream with ground beef as well, but also with bulgur and we season it with cumin, allspice and mint! It’s deeply fried and so surprisingly good!

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saumon au citron et au wasabi

Salmon with lemon juice and wasabi

This salmon is simply amazing! So moist and tasteful! The sauce is made with a little bit of wasabi, lemon and Worcester sauce! It’s simple but delicious! It’s a recipe coming from the Great British Chef Gordon Ramsay! Enjoy!

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Between us...

Dimitra

My name is Dimitra and I am the person behind this blog!

I hope that you are going to find some happy moments here because small things in life count the most!

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